Country Hour New South Wales
NSW Country Hour for Friday 22 May, 2015
On the Country Hour today, Every day the Coonabarabran community reaches another recovery milestone but they are still waiting for the official report on the fire that changed everything over two years ago. Global dairy players could soon be jostling...
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 21 May 2015
On the Country Hour today The damage bill for agriculture in the devastating floods and storms in the Hunter Valley last month is now over 100 million dollars. The drought in Queensland is now the worst in living memory Private enterprise is the big...
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 20 May 2015
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NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 19 May 2015
On the Country Hour NSW Farmers says they want more action to get the drought assistance more easily accessible Irrigators hope that the inland river embargo on pumping water can soon be lifted Local seafood co-operative in northern New South Wales is...
NSW Country Hour for Monday 18 May 2015
On the Country Hour today, Walgett farmers angry at the lack of drought assistance that is being made available to the region. TAFE Fee rises will hit on the numbers looking for a career in the wool industry Timbercorp case still garnering more...
NSW Country Hour for Friday 15 May 2015
On the Country Hour The latest report card on the season in New South Wales shows a very mixed bag swinging from one extreme to the other. DAFF says there are good reasons why dogs can't be allowed into Australia without quarantine Changes proposed to...
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 14 May 2015
On the Country Hour today GrainCorp's managing director says the company has to be concerned about the forecast of an El Nino weather patterns when he reported a 40 per cent slide in half-yearly profits, mainly due to a smaller grain crop in eastern...
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 13 May, 2015
On the Country Hour today The National Farmers' Federation (NFF) has welcomed the 2015 federal budget for providing tax breaks and drought assistance for farmers, and for showing a commitment to developing Australia's north. Irrigators say the...
NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 12 May, 2015
On the Country Hour today A City Farm to be built in Sydney's inner city is designed to be a great educational opportunity for all Sydneysiders. United States poultry producers are battling their worst ever outbreak of bird flu, which has so far seen...
NSW Country Hour for Monday 11 May 2015
On the Country Hour today Farming mice in the Central west of NSW Scientists say if a big El Nino hits farmers will need help to survive through drought conditions Soil Carbon work looks at best ways to store carbon on the farm.
NSW Country Hour for Friday 8 May, 2015
On the Country Hour today, How would you feel if a colleague urinated in your work boots or exposed you to pornography? That is sexual harassment, and researchers say 93 per cent of women working in rural industries have had to put up with it. The...
NSW Country Hour for Thursday 7 May, 2015
On the Country Hour today Farm lobby groups have increased budget-eve pressure on the Federal Government for urgent financial help for communities entering their fourth year without farming income. The egg and chicken industry in the Hunter Valley of...
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 6 May 2015
On the Country Hour today The clean up continues in the Hunter Valley after the record breaking floods Sowing is in full swing across the southern New South Wales grain belt, including for the production of malting barley for handcrafted beer. New...
NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 5 May 2015
On the Country Hour US wheat futures prices fall to 5 year low Agent predict meat processors will shut down lamb operations for "extended periods" due to poor international demand and a lack of supply. The National Farmers Federation says mistreatment...
NSW Country Hour for Monday 4th May, 2015
Landholders are reporting hundreds of millimetres of rainfall across the coastal strip in northern New South Wales. From the Hastings to the Tweed Valley, roads and bridges are underwater and low-lying pastures have been inundated. A Coffs Harbour...
NSW Country Hour for Thursday, 30 April 2015
Dairy companies have been quick to help out suppliers hit by the storms and floods in New South Wales on the Central Coast and the Hunter Valley.
NSW Country Hour for Wednesday 29 April 2015
After a tough decade for the Australian wine industry, the latest national export figures are the best indication yet that things are turning around.
NSW Country Hour for Tuesday 28 April 2015
The number of cattle deaths and horse deaths continues to mount from the recent storms and floods in New South Wales.
NSW Country Hour for Monday 27 April, 2015
As the storm and flood clean-up continues, the NSW Government says the damage bill to agriculture could run to hundreds of millions of dollars.
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